A strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.
Despite a dismal night for their party, Democratic newcomers Joe Geller and John Cortes defeated Republican opponents Tuesday to win seats in the Florida House.
Police Lt. Alexander Hernandez pulled back the chambering lever on the AR-15 assault weapon and it slapped forward with a loud clack, reverberating around the conference room. The menacing-looking weapon was exhibit A at a hearing Wednesday as the Opa-Locka Police Department argued Sgt. German Bosque should be fired for leaving the rifle with his girlfriend’s father while out on leave last year.